Parenchodus Raab and Chalifa 1987 (ray-finned fish)

Actinopteri - Salmoniformes - Enchodontidae

Full reference: M. Raab and Y. Chalifa. 1987. A new enchodontid fish genus from the upper Cenomanian of Jerusalem, Israel. Palaeontology 30(4):717-731

Parent taxon: Enchodontidae according to M. Raab and Y. Chalifa 1987

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cimolichthys, Enchodus, Eurypholis, Halec, Leptecodon, Palaeolycus, Pantophilus, Prionolepis

Subtaxa: Parenchodus longipterygius

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Type: Parenchodus longipterygius

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Israel (1 collection), Palestinian Territory (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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